Garrett County, Maryland

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Revision as of 20:28, 24 May 2010

United States > Maryland > Garrett County
Garrett County, Maryland in green.

Contents

County Courthouse

203 South Fourth Street, Room 207
Oakland, Maryland, 21550.

History

John Work Garrett
  • Named for John Work Garrett (1820-1884), president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Parent County

  • Last county created in the state, 4 November 1872, from west part of Allegany County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns

Accident | Deer Park | Friendsville | Grantsville | Kitzmiller | Loch Lynn Heights | Mountain Lake Park | Oakland

Communities

Bittinger | Bloomington | Corunna | Crellin | Gorman | Hutton | Kempton | Keysers Ridge | McHenry | Jennings | New Germany | Sand Spring | Sang Run | Shalmar | Swanton

Neighboring Counties

Allegany | Pennsylvania counties: Fayette | Somerset | West Virginia counties: Grant | Mineral | Preston | Tucker

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Federal Census reports available 1880-1930.

Church

Maryland State Archives' Guide to Maryland Religious Institutions identifies all churches known to have existed in Garrett County, Maryland. It covers all denominations and includes record descriptions.

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Through a Joint eGovernment Service of the Maryland Judiciary and the Maryland State Archives, free images and indexes of the complete series of Garrett County Deed Books (1872-present) have been uploaded to their website: MDLandRec.Net: A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland. (Requires free registration.)

Other Garrett County land resources include:

Local Histories

Maps

Marriage Records

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • FamilyHart Online Database This online database contains over 630,000 linked family names. It grows by 1,000 names per week, and is updated online quarterly. There are many many Garrett County family in this database.

References